First Coast

News impacting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns and Clay counties.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

Four Jacksonville projects aimed at making residents healthier are getting a collective $444,000 boost from the Humana Foundation.

A two-month-old initiative aimed at making downtown Jacksonville more appealing is looking for more volunteers to help pick up trash.

Jessica Palombo / WJCT News

On this episode of Redux: Hotels and restaurants could be next, as a Jacksonville City Councilman wants to require human trafficking information in more types of businesses. 

Ennis Davis of Modern Cities tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo how a planned land swap could land JEA a new headquarters near the Duval County Courthouse and at the same time revitalize an area with lots of empty storefronts. 

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry is proposing a more than $8 million city investment in Edward Waters College, the oldest historically black college in Florida. The money would pay for a new community athletic field and refurbished campus housing.

JTA / Jacksonville Transportation Authority

Plans to widen and improve two miles of Collins Road have gotten the official go-ahead from the Jacksonville Transportation Authority.